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Browntown, Pennsylvania
Browntown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Browntown, Pennsylvania
Browntown, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Browntown, Pennsylvania is located in the United States
Browntown, Pennsylvania
Browntown, Pennsylvania
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Pittston
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,418
 • Density 3,060/sq mi (1,180/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18640
Area code(s) 570

Browntown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pittston Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to Pittston City. The CDP population was 1,418 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Browntown is located at 41°18′46″N 75°47′8″W / 41.31278°N 75.78556°W / 41.31278; -75.78556.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2), all of it land. Browntown is adjacent to the southeast border of the city of Pittston. The borough of Yatesville is to the south, and Hughestown is to the north. U.S. Route 11 passes through the northern part of the CDP, connecting Pittston to the west with Dupont to the east.

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